Author: Q

WordPress 3.x on IIS 7.x with Unicode Permalinks – Problem SOLVED!

Generally speaking, I don’t like wasting time hunting down framework bugs. It’s not that I don’t like a challenge, it’s just that they are usually hard and very time consuming to fix (if at all possible), especially in case you have to deal with fringe cases (in other words, “Google isn’t going to help”). Since we have lots of clients…

On Forum software

Recently, I was searching the web for some information on a subject (I won’t get into details, suffice to say that it had to do with my sound card) when a promising link lead me to a forum discussion (which I won’t name here for obvious reasons). A user had uploaded an image as an attachment with his message so…

Προσέξτε τι διαβάζετε!

Μια ενδιαφέρουσα παρατήρηση που έχω κάνει τον τελευταίο καιρό, είναι ότι το ελληνικό internet και κυρίως η ελληνική blog σκήνη τελεί υπό κατάληψη από εθνικιστικά στοιχεία. Είναι χαρακτηριστική μάλιστα η επιρροή τους, που ένα θέμα το οποίο ανεβαίνει σε ένα από αυτά τα sites, αυτόματα ανακυκλώνεται, σχεδόν αναλλοίωτο από τα υπόλοιπα. Σήμερα επιβεβαίωσα ότι δεν ασχολούνται μόνο με την προβολή…

PHP and Unicode’s Byte Order Mark

I’ve started messing around with custom websites based on WordPress lately, since it offers a very flexible platform with lots of functionality while still allowing you to customize the final result to your heart’s content. Really, the only real issues with this approach is that 1) we are talking about PHP which happens to not be my platform of choice…

South Park’s sleazy message

So, here goes: I am a South Park fan. The spiritual child of Matt Stone & Trey Parker, (almost) always manages to crack me up; at least when the toilet humour is kept to a minimum. I find myself disagreeing with some of the messages its creators try to shove in our heads however.   Most people believe that the…